Italy: Fiat in Fourth

Automakers have had a bad year all over Europe—except in Italy. There, auto-industry sales in the first nine months of 1967 were up 17% over last year's record business. Just seven years ago, there was only one car for every 25 Italians; by the end of this year, there will be one for every seven. The exasperating urban traffic jam has become a national horror. Historic piazzas have been turned into huge parking lots. Ancient Roman roads are being lined with more and more service stations. From Milan in the north to Messina in...

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